William H. Sewell, Jr. (NHC Fellow, 2006–07)

Project Title

Eighteenth Century Capitalism and the Cultural Origins of the French Revolution

The University of Chicago

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2006–07

William H. Sewell, Jr. wrote a draft of an article tentatively titled "The Rise of Capitalism, the Subsumption of Labor, and the Empire of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century France." He also wrote an article, "Crooked Lines," for a forum on Geoff Eley's A Crooked Line, to appear in American Historical Review.